My funny (and very
cute) nephew Jubei who I got to hang out with during my July trip to
See some of the lovely cards I received this year
Michelle and I spent Christmas in Burbank and Catalina.
This year, we got to enjoy three Thanksgiving dinners!
Essam's 40th Birthday
On Saturday November 20th, we celebrated Essam 40th birthday
at Grumpy's in San Francisco.
Allison and Cory's Housewarming Party
On Saturday October 23rd, Allison Mnookin and Cory Olcott hosted a
housewarming party at their beautiful house in San Mateo.
Sam in the Bay Area
On Friday October 22nd, my brother who lives in South Africa came to the
Bay Area to visit me for a day after spending a week in San Diego at a
Lasalette in the Bay Area
On Saturday October 16th, I hooked up with Lasalette Kershner was in San
Francisco for the weekend with her sister and brother-in-law.
On Saturday October 9th, we celebrated Cristina Andres' birthday at
Cristina and Thomas' home in Milpitas.
Bethany's Birthday Party
On Saturday September 25th, we celebrated Bethany Tyrell's 26th birthday
in Los Altos Hills.
On September 11th, my alma mater, Southern Mississippi played Nebraska
University at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln Nebraska. Henry Albrecht
and yours truly descended on Lincoln where we were hosted by Scott Baird
to enjoy the sights and sounds of a true football Mecca.
On September 4th, I flew up to Seattle to visit Elizabeth Nelson and her
family for the weekend.
See photos of the Compadres soccer team as we competed in the 2004
Silicon Valley Soccer Association Co-ed Tournament the weekend of August
28 and August 29.
On August 27, 2004, Bethany Tyrrell held a party at her Los Altos Hills
On August 14, 2004, Rachel hosted a superheroes birthday party at
her parents' house in Los Altos for Cristina Jimenez who turned 30.
August Evelyn Hattiangadi
On August 7, 2004, Connie and Anand became proud parents of a beautiful
baby girl. See photos I took on the 11th at Anand and Connie's
home in Mountain View.
Adams' 36th Birthday Party
On August 1, 2004, we celebrated
David's 36th birthday at his home in Palo Alto.
Connie and Anand's Baby Shower
On July 25, 2004, Connie and Anand hosted a baby shower for baby August
who is due to arrive any minute!
See photos from my July vacation to Japan where I went to visit my
sister Prisca and her family. I also made a special page for my
nephew Jubei who loves to ham it up for the
Ravi, Rob, and
On Saturday June 12, 2004, we enjoyed great food and good company at
Ravi, Rob, and Tracy's pad in Sunnyvale. (Thanks to Ravi for the
World's Salsa Party
On Saturday May 21, 2004, Our Developing World held a Salsa Party
fundraiser at chez moi.
On Sunday May 15, 2004, Rudy Moumtaz graduated (summa cum laude) from
the University of the Pacific's Business School in Stockton. See
photos from the ceremony and pictures with friends and family.
Pretell House Warming Party
On Saturday May 14, 2004, we warmed up Erika, Eduardo, Sophia, and
Marco's lovely new home in Redwood City.
See photos from my May trip to the Washington DC area where I attended
Bwembya's baptism and caught up with old friends.
On Saturday April 24, we celebrated Craig's birthday at Palo Alto's
Mitchell Park with fun and games in the sun.
the Bay Area
See photos from Scott, Leirion and Ava Baird's April visit to the Bay
On Wednesday April 14, 2004, after 26 years (yikes!), I hooked up with
Maya at Amarin Thai Cuisine Restaurant in Mountain View. See if
you recognize her. I certainly didn't!
On Saturday April 11, 2004, we celebrated Hayssam's 40th birthday with a
1975 theme at La Table Restaurant in San Francisco.
On Saturday April 11, 2004, we celebrated Natalia's birthday at David
and Natalia's home in Redwood Shores.
On Friday March 19, 2004, Ravi threw a party for his Intuit friends at
his pad in Sunnyvale.
On Sunday March 14, 2004, we had a farewell brunch at
Le Zinc in
San Francisco for Lorraine at who's heading to LA.
On Saturday February 28, 2004, we wished a fond farewell to Jeff,
Marie-Tristan and Owen Rago who are heading back to Boston.
of Opulence Valentine's Day Ball
On February 14, 2004, We enjoyed a night of elegance, romance, and fun
at a Valentine's Day Ball at Makhal Manor in Marietta, Georgia.
On February 12, 2004, Elisabetta Cattaneo (Betta) hosted a celebration
of the opening of Fleur't in San Francisco.
David Bellard and I met McCoy Tyner when he performed at
Yoshi's on February 1st.
January 31, 2004 brought another edition of Silicon Valley's hippest
party at Ravi Bellur's place.
Alex and Laura
Lerner's Dinner Party
On January 10, 2004, we were treated to a lovely dinner at the Lerner's
home in Almaden Valley.